1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 39-A: Merchants of Torah Scrolls


Section 857 Disclosure required

General Business (GBS)

(1) No merchant shall sell, exchange, consign, donate, or otherwise transfer a Torah scroll unless a written disclosure instrument is furnished to the purchaser, consignee, donee or other transferee prior to the sale, exchange, consignment, donation or other transfer, which sets forth as to each scroll the descriptive information required by section eight hundred fifty-nine of this article.

  (2) A merchant shall inquire of any person offering a Torah scroll for sale information sufficient to supply the information described in subdivisions one through four, inclusive, of section eight hundred fifty-nine of this article and shall not purchase, or otherwise accept for purposes of sale, exchange, consignment, donation, or other transfer, a scroll from a person failing to provide such information.